2011 Alfa Romeo MiTo UK pricing announced

Article by Christian Andrei, on April 29, 2011

Alfa Romeo has released the pricing details of the revised MiTo range that will start selling this May. From having 17 versions, the range has been streamlined to 9, with the Sprint replacing both Turismo and Lusso trim levels.

Furthermore, the entry level versions have been named Progression, and Distinctive and Quadrifoglio Verde versions replace Veloce and Cloverleaf. Prices were reduced across the range, starting at £12,250 OTR for the entry level 1.4 8v Progression, increasing to £17,955 OTR for the 1.4 TB MultiAir 170bhp Quadrifoglio Verde.

When it comes to improved specs, additional equipment were used by Distinctive (formerly Veloce) and Quadrifoglio Verde (Cloverleaf), including Cruise Control, Sports pedals and rear parking sensors. Three new engines are available.

The first is a 1.4 8v 78bhp (offered in Progression and Sprint, replacing the 1.4 16v 95bhp unit), 1.4 MultiAir 105bhp (available with Sprint or Distinctive trims), and the new 1.3 JTDM-2 (Sprint only, replacing the 1.3 16v 95bhp unit) which produces 85bhp and 95g/km of CO2.

The Alfa MiTo will be offered in Metal Bronze, a color that’s new to the range and was shown off as a preview at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. A new Sprint Bronze available for both can be ordered for both Progression and Sprint versions.

Italian manufacturer of sporting cars Alfa Romeo, which enjoyed a strong, continuous sales increase in 2011, has recently released info about the new range. Aside from the lower entry prices, the company has also raised the standard specifications and added a version with sub-100g/km CO2 emissions.

Mito sports compact line-up has undergone a consolidation process, trimming its 17 versions down to nine, with Lusso and Turismo trim levels substituted with the Sprint. All entry level versions are referred to as Progression while Quadrifoglio Verde and Distinctive versions replace Cloverleaf and Veloce.

When it comes to improved specifications, Quadrifoglio Verde (Cloverleaf) and Distinctive (Veloce) are enhanced with more equipment such as rear parking sensors, Sports pedals and Cruise Control.

Press Release

NEW ALFA MiTo RANGE GOES ON SALE IN MAY

A significantly revised MiTo range will shortly become available through Alfa Romeo’s 52-strong UK dealer network.

The Italian sporting car manufacturer, which is enjoying a strong and sustained sales surge in 2011, has just released details of the new range – all of which are designed to make owning an Alfa easier and more attractive than ever, with lower entry prices combined with higher standard specifications, and a new congestion-busting sub-100g/km CO2 version.

The MiTo sports compact range has been streamlined from 17 versions to nine, with both Turismo and Lusso trim levels being replaced with the Sprint; entry level versions are now known as Progression, and Distinctive and Quadrifoglio Verde versions replace Veloce and Cloverleaf.

Prices have been reduced across the range, and now start at £12,250 OTR for the entry level 1.4 8v Progression, rising to £17,955 OTR for the 1.4 TB MultiAir 170bhp Quadrifoglio Verde.

In terms of enhanced specification, Distinctive (formerly Veloce) and Quadrifoglio Verde (Cloverleaf) are both enriched with additional equipment, including Cruise Control, Sports pedals and rear parking sensors.

Three new engines become available: 1.4 8v 78bhp (available in Progression and Sprint, replacing the 1.4 16v 95bhp unit) for lower emissions, superior MPG and Start&Stop as standard; 1.4 MultiAir 105bhp (available with Sprint or Distinctive trims) for superior power, torque and MPG (compared to the 1.4 16v 95bhp engine); and the new congestion charge/tax busting 1.3 JTDM-2 (Sprint only, replacing the 1.3 16v 95bhp unit) which produces a spritely 85bhp and just 95g/km of CO2, which means free travel in the congestion charge zone, together with free road tax and first registration fee. Business users can also claim 100 per cent capital allowance in the first year of ownership.

Finally, the Alfa MiTo will become available in Metal Bronze, a colour entirely new to the Alfa range, having been previewed at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. On Progression and Sprint versions, it can also be chosen with new Sprint Bronze upholstery.

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